Analyst Commentary on President Trump's Directive to Halt the Implementation to the DOL Fiduciary Rule

Aite Group senior analyst Denise Valentine weighs in on President Trump's directive to halt the Department of Labor's Fiduciary Rule.

Boston, February 03, 2017 –  "After hanging in limbo the Presidents’ directive today regarding the DOL fiduciary rule ends the cliffhanger" says senior analyst Denise Valentine. "The table is cleared and one hopes that the polarized American political system may find a way forward that acknowledges accountability, makes timeframes realistic and furthers a trusted relationship between financial advisors and clients. The term fiduciary successfully exists in the financial industry, the reversal will inspire plenty of questions from retail clients who received the talking points to-date," says Valentine.

To learn more about the impact of the DOL fiduciary rule on the financial services industry, please check out the following reports by senior analyst Denise Valentine: 

 

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